NW Hook & Bullet

Christmas bird Counts upcoming

December 08, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Christmas Bird Count is close by for the Wenatchee area. Here is the information available for me to pass along:Compiler: Daniel Stephens, Email: dstephens@wvc.edu. Count Date: 12/31/2017.Comments: Contact me ASAP Dan Stephens at 509-68...

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Second week of Christmas gift ideas

December 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the second of a three-part series about Christmas gifts for outdoor-minded people.Gifts abound for outdoor-minded people. Higher priced items, such as firearms, scopes and compound bows, were discussed last week. Today we will cover...

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Volunteers needed for salmon steelhead board

December 01, 2017 at 5:00 am

Fish and Wildlife is looking to fill four vacant position on a citizen advisory group responsible for reviewing proposals to maintain and improve sportfishing opportunities for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River and its tributaries....

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The annual Christmas gift series

November 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the first of a three-part series about Christmas gifts for outdoor-minded people.The questions began during my first year of writing this column and have continued every year for the past 27 years. They come from wives, husbands, so...

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New Fish and Wildlife licensing system easy to use

November 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

The new licensing system for purchasing hunting and fishing licenses is easy to use. This website is also used to buy special hunting permits applications and submit hunter reports.I have been the group leader for our group of four, meaning...

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Cactus bucks are a fact

November 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Cactus bucks are a part of deer life, but not every deer’s life. What is a cactus buck? Basically, a cactus buck is a deer with antlers still in velvet with several points. Some of the points grow in irregular parts of the antlers resemblin...

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Book review and other things

November 09, 2017 at 5:00 am

Karen Crook called a couple of months ago.“I’ve just finished reading a book and thought of you might enjoy it also,” she said.Now it is in my hands and has been read from beginning to end. The book: “Voyage of a Summer Sun, Canoeing the Co...

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Elk season is big news of the week

November 03, 2017 at 9:06 am

The general elk season started last Saturday and will continue through Sunday. Driving Colockum Pass during the hunt is an interesting drive. Go to Kittitas and head toward Wenatchee or go to Wenatchee and head toward Kittitas.You will enco...

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Butchering deer

November 02, 2017 at 5:00 am

Butchering big game is simply making small pieces of meat out of one large piece of meat. Years ago, perhaps 30 or more, an older hunter provided instruction about butchering a deer he had taken. He instructed and my duty was the butchering...

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Low buck numbers change plans

October 26, 2017 at 5:00 am

This is the last of a two-part series about the 2017 Deer Camp.The Coleman Power Cat, a portable catalytic heater provides early morning heat at The Hut. It is powered by a bottle of propane and a 9-volt battery. The gas heats it and the ba...

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